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Rise in cyberattacks targeting the cloud as use of collaboration tools increase
“While we are seeing a tremendous amount of courage and global goodwill to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, we also are unfortunately seeing an increase in bad actors looking to exploit the sudden uptick in cloud adoption."
Slack launches data residency in Australia
Slack selected Sydney, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Paris as the first four regions outside the United States to offer data residency to its users.
Microsoft to monetise huge Windows 10 userbase
Microsoft is using its massive userbase of one billion devices running on Windows 10 to monetise.
Aussies keen to go remote, but businesses may not be prepared
A recent survey has shown that most Australian workers are finding remote work a boon, but businesses need to stay on top of tech to make it work.
Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
Slack has reported that in the past seven weeks, more than 7,000 new companies have signed up to Slack as remote working becomes the new norm.
Research: Communication tech key to business success
A new report by Slack and Cass Business School shows how communication is vital to business success, and the right tech can make all the difference.
Slack launches global services partner program
“As the market continues to adapt to new ways of working, we are seeing unprecedented growth in the demand for services that enable customers to leverage Slack to drive organisation-wide transformation."
Slack backs automated communication workflows
Slack is rolling out a new way for users to create customised workflows that automate the most routine processes and communications.
Slack tackles balance between productivity and security
The new features include more options to protect data without interrupting employees’ requirements to get work done.
Why Microsoft's Slack beater is winning hearts and market share
A concise overview of Microsoft's Teams product and why it will be at the heart of business in 2019
New panoramic video conference camera by Jabra
The PanaCast is made for huddle rooms and spaces, delivering wall-to-wall video and audio, and data that is critical for modern video collaboration.
Slack users urged to update to prevent security vulnerability
Businesses that use popular messaging platform Slack are being urged to update their Slack for Windows to version 3.4.0 immediately.
Slack's 2019 feature roadmap unveiled
Including shared channels across organisations, workflow automation, greater email and calendar integration, and streamlined search.
Slack doubles down on enterprise key management
EKM adds an extra layer of protection so customers can share conversations, files, and data while still meeting their own risk mitigation requirements.
Cloud communications turns US$45b collaboration market on its head
It comes as little surprise that cloud is continuing on its disruptive path – this time in the collaboration market.
Exclusive: Why embracing digital workplaces is essential in 2019
"By using various integrations and creating bots within Slack, our teams have extensive visibility across relevant parts of the business, encouraging team collaboration and productivity."
How to approach digital transformation at scale
"One of the biggest but often overlooked challenges for large, legacy enterprises, is how to collaborate effectively at scale."
Zendesk launches new workflow and collaboration tools
"Customers have the same high expectations for every company they do business with, regardless of the company size or industry."
NHS staff breaking data security policies every day with WhatsApp
The 'unsustainable' issue of NHS staff using consumer instant messaging services is actually much bigger than has been previously reported.
How to maintain productivity and engagement in the workplace
A mistake many businesses make is the belief that a remote workplace, and a stationed office, are binary opposites.
Marketo announces Slack integration to improve sales and marketing collaboration
The new integration will enable notifications on leads in real-time.
Facebook, Apple, Twitter missing from 2018's top software companies ranking
The leaderboard is based on user reviews documented by G2 Crowd over the past year.
Dropbox launches new integration with Slack
With Dropbox Paper for Slack, content and conversations stay together as teams move between the two.
Don't open those emails, use Message Menus instead, says Slack
With Message Menus, Slack aims to help users get more work done without opening any emails.